Monday, December 21, 2009

Our Winter Solstice celebration...

we light our sun candle, we sing songs and read solstice stories

We make ornaments that resemble the sun

we eat apples

we wait patiently for the longest night of the year

we make our Yule log , this year with holly and cinnamon.

and after we burn it the kids go to bed ... Gary and me while we wait until morning, I light 12 candles with the fire from our log that represent the 12 days that the log is supposed to burn continuously and we meditate and do a recap of our year... tomorrow before sunrise we will drive up to a high spot and wait for sunrise. We will greet the newborn sun with songs and dancing and the kids will receive their first present of the season.

wishing you all a beautiful celebration!

and don't forget that
Linda from Natural Suburbia is doing a GIVEAWAY!!!! run run to her blog!! her goodies are just absolutely gorgeous!! I know you are going to love them and her blog is such an inspiration to all of us, me and my children just love to peek at her blog all the time.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Loving my little time at my studio, have to take advantage of it,Gary will be traveling this week again...
what do you think

(a child and his moon)

I will have prints very soon at my etsy shop

this week we celebrate the animal kingdom, so yesterday we put our animals on our Advent Spiral...

We made window paper stars as ornaments for our tree...

We made for the very first time ballon lanterns!! ohh what a mess it was, but soooo worth it and even though they didn't turn out the way we expected them, candlelight is always candlelight beautiful and warm!!

too much excitement for the wee ones ... Good night to you all!!

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

YEI!!! some Work in Progress that I can show , with Gary gone all the time its hard to find the time to work, by the time I put the wee ones in bed I usually fall asleep with them... but here is some work...

To everyone that has come through Whiff of Joy I thank you from the bottom of my heart, I have seeing some of your cards and you guys are amazingly talented, I totally love what you guys do and I feel honored that you have chosen some of my designs to use in your cards!!!

So Welcome to all of you to my little world and anytime you want feel free to say hi!!

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Some things we have done during Fall:

hide and seek during our hiking

pumpkin picking and hayrides

pumpkin carving



corn necklaces

Autumn equinox dancing

I can believe we are half way the season... so many more things still to do.

Wishing you all a happy season!!

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Waldorf play around the house

1.Waldorf Finger Puppet - Moss from paintingpixie
2.Root Children and Mushroom Child from Rosemary4Remembrance
3.Gnome Set from ZooLooNaturals
4.toddler baby Rose from babyrobots

Tuesday, July 7, 2009


Our daily green smoothie, this one has Romaine lettuce, Spinach, Pineapple, Cucumber and some wheat grass juice.

cherry tomatoes ready for a mid morning snack

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Apples, Watermelons and Golden Tomatoes!!!

Everything organically grown in our backyard.. mm yummmi!!!

Saturday, July 4, 2009

speed 5.2 (avg)
miles 4.28
time 54.20 min

Bare with me, I'll be writing some words that eventually will became thoughts and I'll explain in the next couple of posts... but for now only to remind me of all the things I want to share ... not only with you but with myself..

raw food
earth, nature,

Its being a while since I have written something, and not because I didn't want too, but because my brain has being all over the place...
You see I've being LOST for a while, and in the process of finding myself I became first an artist, then a traveler, then a WIFE then a MOM.. I'm still lost, some days a little bit less than other days, and for a while I didn't care I was lost, I was just going with the flow, very sad really .. but no one knows how much other lives can affect our own lives even if we really don't know each other ... what I'm trying to say is that you never now when or how there will be a sign in your life that hits you so hard that you start opening your eyes... anyway I don't want to open my eyes because of a tragic event that happens in my life ... I want to open my eyes now so I can be aware of every little tiny detail that surrounds me, So I can say at the end of my life that I did live and not just dreamed... you see there are really people out there that spend there lives dreaming .. dreaming about tomorrow, there is always a tomorrow.. I know because that has always being me.. either I dream of my past or I dream about my future... but what about my PRESENT!! I'm not saying is a bad thing to dream, is not bad when you apply some action to make your dream come true ... but when there is no action there is no reaction...

Life is not PERFECT, and that is what makes it beautiful.. but that simple little truth goes back and forth in my mind and every now and then I forget about it and stress starts building up... life is about practicing MINDFULNESS all the time and ACCEPT and EMBRACE the times that to my eyes things are not going the way they are suppose too, and then just release them and let them go so I can continue with good vibe without going in a vicious circle...

One of the reasons I being lost is because I stop learning... every day I need to learn new things.. I need to keep the excitement and the curiosity to keep going ... another reason is FEAR and this one is the most powerful and awful thing that someone can get in their soul... FEAR of EVERYTHING!!! Yes, I am one of those fearful persons... no, Im not afraid of spiders but I'm extremely afraid of 1. DRIVING... yes you hear that well I do drive but only in a 25 mile ratio and only in roads that I have already mastered.. ONE DAY I KNOW I WILL conquer THIS as I conquered my fear of heights, elevators, airplanes, dogs..
my first exhibition in a gallery..etc but my biggest fear and from which all my fears come is the fear of dying... ALL my life ever since I can remember I'm afraid to die....and because of this I haven't live my fullest./

When I was little my Nana (Babysitter) used to ask me what I wanted to be when I grew up, and I would answer her "I'm going to cure the blind" and she would say "oH you want to be a doctor!!'

Not really, I never thought of becoming an MD... but I did imagined myself helping people... then life started and I haven't help the way I imagined but to do that I figure that first I have to help myself.. so how do I do that? when I have a husband, three kids, two cats, and a Brain that thinks way to much and at the end of the day I'm so tired that I just go to bed close my eyes and block everything until the next morning and the cycle start all over again...

After more than a couple of months of doing some mayor changes in our lives things are a little bit clearer and I think I can come back to my blog. I have miss The Blue Egg, but I was not ready for it, but now I think I can come back with baby steps...

So I hope to see you guys around here often... so I can share with you most of the amazing changes we have done around here..